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Archive - Oct 2011


October 11th

Skate park nears completion in Poteau

October 11, 2011

Construction on the
Poteau skatepark is nearing
completion and plans
are in motion for the grand
opening celebration which
will include demonstrations
by professional skateboarders
and giveaways
from the Tony Hawk
Foundation and Bell
According to park officials
construction on the
Heavener skatepark is slated
to begin in about two
weeks as soon as the company
wraps up the finishing
touches on the Poteau
Nashoba Youth
Foundation Director Lisa
Fabian said that donations
are still needed however to
bring the projects to completion.
The Nashoba Youth

TCSB expands Wister branch

October 11, 2011

The Community State
Bank is expanding with a
new branch location in
Construction on the new
branch facility has begun
at 405 Highway 271. This
new facility will have a
single commercial drive
through lane and two other
drive through lanes for
private banking. Also at
the new location will be
an automated teller
machine. Construction on
the new facility is slated
for completion in April of
The Community State
Bank purchased the First
State Bank of Wister in
June of 1999 and made
improvements to the existing
facility, however, a
fundamental lack of space

Panama Lady Razorbacks, State Champs!

October 11, 2011

Panama players Taylor Eaves, center, hugs teammate Kendra Swindle after they
returned home from winning the Class 2A State Tournament
Saturday afternoon at Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.

State Champions

October 11, 2011

OKLAHOMA CITY — There were many naysayers out in the Oklahoma high school softball world which doubted the Panama Lady Razorbacks would be the one team holding the Class 2A State Tournament championship trophy Saturday afternoon at Hall of Fame Stadium. But holding the trophy they were.
The Lady ’Backs, behind the pitching of Taylor Eaves, blanked the Oktaha Lady Tigers 1-0 in the Class 2A State Tournament title game.

Panama girls defeat Oktaha in Class 2A State Tournament title game

October 11, 2011

What a way to end the softball season

October 11, 2011

There's no better way to end the fast-pitch softball season for LeFlore County than the way it did Saturday afternoon at Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City. The Panama Lady Razorbacks won the Class 2A State Tournament.
The only other way things could have ended better would have been to see the Wister Wildcats win the Class A Fall State Tournament and the Poteau Lady Pirates make this week's Class 4A State Tournament — and win it.

Heavener cross country trio medal at Greenwood

October 11, 2011

GREENWOOD, Ark. — Three Heavener Wolves cross country runners medaled at Saturday's Greenwood Invitational for finishing in the top 20.
Jose Farias was fifth (19:01.2), Arturo Ortega was 18th (20:07.9) and Dakotah McGee was 19th (20:13.3).
The Wolves' other runner, Octavio Sanchez, was 41st (22:17.3).
For the Lady Wolves, they had three runners, paced by Araceli Farias who was 22nd (25:10.3). Johna Enger was 25th (25:39.1) and Caitlin Carson was 32nd (26:50.7).

Hogs' QB, defense leads Arkansas past Auburn Tigers

October 11, 2011

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Every football fan has heard the old adage, "Defense wins championships." But your signal caller can also make a huge difference in whether your favorite football team wins or loses. Quarterback play and defense won the game for the Arkansas Razorbacks against the Auburn Tigers on Saturday night at Razorback Stadium.

October 10th

William Henry “Bill” Daniels Jr.

October 10, 2011

William Henry “Bill” Daniels Jr., 71, of
Panama died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, in
Poteau. Bill was born Aug. 18, 1940, in
Greenville, N.C. to William H. Sr. and
Bertha May (Ayers) Daniels. He ran a
wrecker service. He was a veteran of the
U.S. Army. Bill was preceded in death by
his parents; three brothers, two sisters, and
daughter, Vickie Daniels McMurtry.
Survivors include his wife, Jean of the home; two sons,
Christopher Keith Daniels and wife, Kimberly of Shady
Point, Mathew Dylan Daniels of Panama; daughter,
Jennifer Lynn Martin of Panama; 14 grandchildren,

Roxie Moore

October 10, 2011

Roxie Moore was raised in Van Buren,
Ark. and married Warren D. Moore on
Aug. 14, 1943, in Douglas, Ariz. Warren,
Roxie and their kids moved to Poteau in
1963 from Stillwater, and joined the First
United Methodist Church at that time.
Roxie and Warren were expert bridge
players and were fortunate enough to find
kindred spirits in the life-long friends they
made in Poteau.
Roxie’s greatest joy was her family. She found a true
partner in Warren and they were blessed to have 65 years
together. Her children, grandchildren, and most recently

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